Weld Inspector

Tend machines that test welds of contact disks to spark-breaker arms.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Weld Inspectors do?

Tends machine that tests welds of contact disks to spark-breaker arms used in automobile distributors: Positions arm in machine that strikes contact disk with hammer. Discards spark-breaker arms if contact disks break off. Weighs out spark-breaker arms in lots, using scales, and places parts in cartons.

Should I be a Weld Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Certified Welding Inspector, Shroud-Web Inspector, Welding Inspector

    How to become a Weld Inspector

    Most Weld Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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